Rett syndrome is a genetic disease which affects only the females in which the development of the brain is hindered. Girls born with the disease usually appear to be normal in the beginning and the symptoms start showing up after 6 months.
Children with the syndrome experience problems with movement, coordination, and communication having an effect on their walk and hands.
Children with Rett syndrome are born after a normal pregnancy and delivery. They tend to look normal in the first 6 month of their birth and the most evident symptoms start occurring after 12 to 18 months of birth.
The symptoms include:
Rett syndrome normally occurs in 4 stages:
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